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  • Goodbye, dear Homer, Lifestyle News & Top Stories

    September 16, 2017 9:02 PM 3

    The demand for pet cremation services has been growing in recent years, in line with the increase in the number of pet owners and shifting attitudes on how to send these furry friends off after they die. But complaints against service providers have surfaced. Some residents living near pet crematoriums have complained of a burning smell and one service

  • Unique chance to be a different president

    September 16, 2017 9:00 PM 3

    I am glad Singapore has its first Malay woman President, though it would have been much better if it wasn't done through a reserved election. But that's water under the bridge now. I look forward to a Halimah Yacob presidency because I believe she has the qualities not only to perform the job but also to do so in a different way from previous heads of state

  • Bird sanctuary still hunting for a permanent nest

    September 16, 2017 9:00 PM 3

    More than a year after its lease on a 2ha piece of state land was up, the Mandai Birds Sanctuary has yet to find a permanent home for its more than 1,000 exotic birds. The commercial breeder was due to move to a 1,394 sq m plot of land in Sungei Tengah in May, after it was told by the authorities to vacate its compound at 31, Lorong Lada Hitam

  • Singaporeans protest against uncontested presidential election

    September 16, 2017 2:44 PM 3

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Hundreds of Singaporeans, most dressed in black, held a silent protest on Saturday against an uncontested presidential election this week in which applications from four candidates were rejected. Political protests are rare in the wealthy city-state but the election of Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, as the country’s

  • Hsien Yang shares his dad’s tender moments with grandson on Lee Kuan Yew’s birthday

    September 16, 2017 2:03 PM 5

    Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s (LKY) younger son today shared one of his dad’s tender moments with his grandson. Today is LKY’s birthday. He would have been 94 if he was alive. He died two years ago on 23 March 2015. We always celebrated Papa's birthday with dinner at our home. It gave him and Ma much joy to have the grandchildren around

  • NSF, who died during Exercise Wallaby, was guiding vehicle in difficult terrain when it landed on its side

    September 16, 2017 9:45 AM 3

    SINGAPORE - The 21-year-old Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman, who died on Friday (Sept 15) at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia, was guiding the vehicle out of difficult terrain when it landed on its side. 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin, who was the vehicle commander of a Bionix Infantry Fighting

  • NSF death: Armoured vehicle lands on side while getting out of difficult terrain, says MINDEF

    September 16, 2017 9:28 AM 3

    SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman who died after a vehicular mishap at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia had been guiding a Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle out of difficult terrain when it landed on its side, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in an update on Saturday (Sep 16). 3rd Sergeant

  • Families gather to celebrate National Stepfamily Day for the first time

    September 16, 2017 7:15 AM 3

    SINGAPORE- More than 20 families gathered at Palawan Beach in Sentosa on Saturday (Sept 16) to celebrate National Stepfamily Day - the first time the day is being celebrated in Singapore. These families were at a half-day carnival organised by PPIS Vista Sakinah, a centre which supports Malay/Muslim couples remarrying and stepfamilies

  • Hotel recycles 500kg of food waste into fertiliser within 24 hours using food-waste digester

    September 16, 2017 3:35 AM 3

    SINGAPORE - Grand Hyatt, a hotel near Orchard Road, has saved $100,000 a year, just by managing its waste. Instead of throwing food waste into the bin, the hotel staff transfer them into a machine known as the Biomax Thermophilic Digester. This technology recycles food waste such as vegetable, poultry, bones, egg shell, tissue paper and fruit peel from nine in-house

  • Dr Tan Cheng Bock to turn up at Hong Lim Park for silent sit-in protest, in solidarity with Singaporeans

    September 15, 2017 9:02 PM 3

    Dr Tan Cheng Bock, or commonly known as the person blocked by the recent amended Elected Presidency, has announced that he will be turning up at the Silent Sit-In protest held at Hong Lim Park today from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, to show solidarity with Singaporeans who are unhappy with the way the government denied the citizens' right to vote and elect their